On a night when a social media star knocked out a former MMA champion in a ridiculously one-sided fashion, Robert Whittaker reminded the world what a true fighter is all about.
Matt Woodruff, the executive director of the Georgia Commission, told Yahoo Sports by telephone that the commission's doctor had examined Paul and cleared him to fight.
If successful, it will make Davis a three-division world champion.
Askren was never known for his striking in MMA, but Roach was pleasantly surprised after working with Askren for six days.
India set itself the goal of improving its Olympic medal tally to a "double digit" in Tokyo with the country's top sports officials pledging every help to the athletes with 100 days to go to the Games. "As a large nation, India should play a greater role in the entire Olympic movement, and one of the things through which we can do it is by winning more medals," sports minister Kiren Rijuju told a webinar.
Smith won the bout with an incredible rally in the last two rounds, landing 84 power shots over the final six minutes.
Vettori is slowly moving toward a title shot and he wasn’t going to be beaten by an opponent with such a gaping hole in his game.
Amid the monotony of quarantine life that people had to put up with due to the outbreak of COVID-19, housebound residents in one corner of Los Angeles were treated to the startling sight of an Olympic champion sprinting down their block at full speed. The athlete was six-time Olympic gold medalist Allyson Felix, America's most decorated track athlete.
Smith is never going to win an award as the sport’s slickest boxer, but if you like your fighters to be fearless, to go for the knockout and to fight anyone, Smith is your guy.
Vettori appreciates Holland taking the fight, but he’s hardly impressed with the attributes the 10th-ranked Holland brings to the table.
Nine-year-old Thai kickboxer Pornpattara "Tata" Peachaurai is eager to get back in the ring after coronavirus curbs brought his fight season to a halt more than five months ago. The money he earns is vital income for his family. "I'm proud to be a boxer and to earn money for my mum."
Such training gets him into superb condition, Ennis said, and he feels he can go as hard in the final minute of the 12th round as he does in the first minute of the opening round.